Monday, April 8, 2013
'Art of the Marathon' opened Sunday.
A sign of the Boston Marathon arrived in Westborough on Sunday. The "Art of the Marathon" poster and sculpture exhibit opened in the Tatnuck Bookseller's event room. The show features about 12 Boston Marathon posters from former Marathon director, and Hopkinton resident, Tim Kilduff’s collection; Marathon-themed sculptures by Michael Alfano; and a painting of Dick and Rick Hoyt by Hopkinton resident Dustin Neece. The Art and Frame Emporium is sponsoring the exhibit, which runs through April 28.
Friday, April 5, 2013
A poster and sculpture exhibit opens Sunday.
Although the Boston Marathon doesn’t run through Westborough, Ed Turner wants to put the town on the event’s map. Starting with a Boston Marathon-themed framed poster and bronze sculpture exhibit opening Sunday. The display of about 12 of former Marathon director, and Hopkinton resident, Tim Kilduff’s “past many years of Marathon posters,” and Marathon-themed sculptures by Michael Alfano, runs at the Tatnuck Bookseller throughout April, says Turner, who owns the Art and Frame Emporium. Both shops are in the Westborough Shopping Center, at the intersection of Lyman Street and Route 9. The opening reception for "Art of the Marathon" is from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Tatnuck. Turner says he sees Westborough as “a venue that really hasn’t been …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Artist Guild of Shrewsbury's annual show ends March 24.
Visitors to the newest exhibit at Westborough’s Tatnuck Bookseller will “see very studied, very well done artwork in several media,” Robert Wilson says. The Artist Guild of Shrewsbury’s annual show opened Sunday with 41 pieces from artists from Shrewsbury and its neighbors, said Wilson, the group’s chairman. The show ends on March 24. “The work has matured, and people have been working hard at their craft,” Wilson said. “It’s really showing in the museum quality of all the artwork that’s hanging up here – not only the drawing, but the framing, the presentation. It’s first class.”
Friday, February 22, 2013
Rodger the Balloonatic entertained kids at the Tatnuck Bookseller.
Fun was in the air during a school vacation week event Thursday at Westborough's Tatnuck Bookseller. Rodger the Balloonatic put that air into a variety of sculpted balloon animals and other creations. The kids in the audience each left with one of his creations. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
This week's Best of Craigslist also features missed connections and job opportunities, including looking for someone to 'plasture.'
Established bookstore Tatnuck Bookseller in Westborough is advertising on Craigslist for a "detailed person" to work 27 hours per week to supervise and maintain the book department. "Duties also include store opening and closing procedures. Must have basic computer skills," the ad says. Here are other Craigslist highlights from the Westborough area. Don't stand ... don't stand so...don't stand so close to me ... Temptation, frustration ... so bad it makes him cry. OK, maybe not cry. But a 42-year-old teacher in the MetroWest can't stop thinking about the female student he had in his class last semester. "You were my student last semester, and now I can't stop thinking of you. I know nothing can happen between us as long as you are student …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The author of "No Fun in the Fens" will sign his book at Tatnuck Bookseller.
Wednesday, January 16
Community members can meet an author in Westborough this Saturday. Mike Ryan will discuss his book, "No Fun in the Fens" from 1 to 3 p.m. at Tatnuck Bookseller, according to the store's website. More details are found here.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Westborough resident Bill Carr, the author, spoke at Tatnuck Bookseller on Saturday.
Less than a year after earning his master's degree in military history, Westborough's Bill Carr taught it here Saturday. The World War II veteran discussed his new book, "A Pact With the Devil: World War I Air Combat," at the Tatnuck Bookseller. "With the 100th anniversary of WWI coming up in 2014, this book captures the drama and heroism of the period," the event flyer notes. "This book describes the progress of aerial combat from 1914-1918. It contains biographies of famous pilots and airplanes of WWI. It also shows how the aviation industry grew and evolved. Finally, the author shows his personal connection through his father, who was a pilot in the 1930's." Carr graduated from Worcester State University last year. The United States …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
'Art Without Rules' opens Sunday, while 'Dominicanos' prepares to be shown in the Dominican Republic.
An art exhibit opening in Westborough on Sunday is part of a unique cultural exchange. As "Art Without Rules" opens at the Tatnuck Bookseller, Westborough resident Ian Tink is working on bringing "Dominicanos," his photo exhibit, to the Dominican Republic. The Westboro Gallery is displaying "Dominicanos" from July 22 to Oct. 21. "Art Without Rules," sponsored by the Autonomous University in Santo Domingo, runs at Tatnuck from Sept. 23 to Oct. 22, with an opening reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. "What we're doing, essentially, is trading shows," Tink says. "For all of us, it will be the first time." Tink says he has done "a tremendous amount of photography in the Dominican Republic." Early this year, he was invited to be guest artist at "…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Leo Maloney worked for a clandestine government agency before retiring.
Leo Maloney's new career is far more public than his prior one, as visitors to Westborough's Tatnuck Bookseller will discover Saturday. Maloney's first book, "Termination Orders," begins a nine-part series inspired by his 31 years working for a clandestine government agency, he says. Saturday's book signing runs from 10 a.m. to noon. Maloney says Dan Morgan, his main character, is "based on me." "I draw a lot from people that I knew, things that I did, situations that I was in," Maloney says. "It's easy. I have so much of a base to draw on." Maloney says he maintained "numerous cover stories" before retiring, at which time he "told my family, friends and my inner circle what I actually did." The adventures left them wanting to hear more, …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Westborough Patch readers are urged to flag inappropriate comments.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. What will you be doing today? 1. As editor of Westborough Patch, I am happy to accomodate public discourse and, for the most part, find it healthy and educational. But recently, some questionable comments have been made that include name calling and inaccurate information. Please note that all readers can flag a comment as inappropriate to bring it to the attention of Patch editors, and I urge you to do that with any comment you find to be inappropriate. 2. Bingo takes place at the Westborough Knights of Columbus, 17 Willow St., beginning at 6:25 p.m. Doors open at …